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NJ Students Could Soon Learn About Coping with Grief Under New Bill

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Tennyson Donyéa
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WHYY
New Jersey state Senators Joe Cryan and Jon Bramnick pose for photos with grief survivors and Imagine volunteers.

Students in New Jersey could soon learn about how to cope with the loss of a loved one. State lawmakers have introduced a bill that would address a rise in mental health issues among teenagers. From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY’s Tennyson Donyea reports.

(Original air-date: 11/22/22)

Tennyson Donyéa is an award-winning journalist who joined WHYY in October 2021. He covers politics in New Jersey, a state he has called home for several years. Prior to joining WHYY, Donyéa reported for television and print outlets on both U.S. coasts. Donyéa is the head curator for “Black in Jersey,” a social media brand aiming to engage Black millennials and Gen Zers in the Garden State. In 2016, he graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in media studies and production.